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Huntington (Alexandria, VA) Transit Area Comprehensive Plan Updated

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ANNOUNCEMENTS

Source:  Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ), Planning Division

Subject:  Plan Amendments 2015-IV-MV4 (Huntington TSA, Land Unit G) and 2015-IV-MV5 (Huntington TSA, Land Unit I) Adopted Texts

 

The 2017 Edition of the Comprehensive Plan has been updated as a result of Plan amendments 2015-IV-MV4 and 2015-IV-MV5,adopted by the Board of Supervisors on January 23, 2018.  

 

2017-04 - Huntington TSA, Land Unit G (pt.) (2015-IV-MV4):  This Plan amendment added a development option for mixed-use redevelopment, including residential and/or office, hotel and supporting restaurant/retail uses up to an intensity of 3.0 floor area ratio (FAR) on Tax Map parcel 83-1((1))33 with consolidation of adjacent property or up to 2.6 FAR without consolidation, located along Huntington Avenue within Land Unit G of the Huntington Transit Station area.   Also expands the Huntington Transit Development Area to include Tax Map parcel 83-1((1))33.

 

2017-05 - Huntington TSA, Land Unit I (2015-IV-MV5): This Plan amendment revised Plan recommendations for Tax Map parcels 83-1((23))1-364 and 83-1((1))32 within Land Unit I of the Huntington Transit Station Area and the MV1-Huntington Community Planning Sector. The approximately 19.5 acre property is generally located south of Huntington Avenue, north of North Kings Highway and west of the Huntington Metrorail Station. The amendment modified the Plan option to recommend transit-oriented mixed-use development up to an intensity of 3.5 FAR, with conditions.

 

The adopted text for these amendments (adopted text Nos. 2017-04 and 2017-05) can be found here for 2017-04, and here for 2017-05, and they revised the Mount Vernon Planning District section of the Area IV volume of the Comprehensive Plan.

 

You may need to take the following steps:

 

1.  If you maintain a paper copy of the Comprehensive Plan, please print the affected section and replace the old text in your Plan notebooks.

 

2.  If you have "short cuts" or "favorites" on your computer that link to the Plan, be sure to refresh those links and check to be sure they link to the newest version by checking the “amended through” dates in these revised sections. 

 

For information about the Comprehensive Plan and the planning process, contact the Planner of the Day for the DPZ Planning Division weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 703-324-1380 or visit the 7th floor, Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.   More frequent updates on planning activities can be received by liking the  Fairfax County Land Use Planning Facebook page.

(Click RIA Blog Post Title above, or RIA Blog Source below to review the Mount Vernon Planning District Comprehensive Plan Overview)

Fairfax County, Virginia Department of Planning and Zoning: Comprehensive Plan submission of Dulles Suburban Center

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ANNOUNCEMENTS

Message #402

Date:  February 2, 2018

Source:  Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ), Planning Division

Subject:  Submissions DSC-D1-1 (Middleton Farms) & DSC-D1-2 (Jackson Property) of the Dulles Suburban Center Study (Plan Amendment 2013-III-DS1) – Staff Report

 

The following Staff Report has been posted on the Department of Planning and Zoning Website,

Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments page:

 

Submissions DSC-D1-1 (Middleton Farms) & DSC-D1-2 (Jackson Property) of the Dulles Suburban Center Study (Plan Amendment 2013-III-DS1) - On July 9, 2013, through the approval of the 2013 Comprehensive Plan Work Program, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (Board) authorized Plan Amendment (PA) 2013-III-DS1 for consideration of a Comprehensive Plan Amendment for the Dulles Suburban Center. As a part of the Dulles Suburban Center Study, submissions to suggest potential changes to the Dulles Suburban Center section of the Comprehensive Plan were received, including submissions DSC-D1-1 (Middleton Farms) and Submission DSC-D1-2 (Jackson Property).

 

Submission DSC-D1-1 (Middleton Farms), located at 13801 Frying Pan Road and 13713 Frying pan Road Tax Map # 24-2 ((1))1, 10 is approx. 66.96 ac. and is located in both the Dranesville and Sully Supervisor Districts. These properties are under concurrent review for rezoning for residential use (RZ 2017-MD-027).

 

Submission DSC-D1-2 (Jackson Property), located at 13717 Frying Pan Road, Tax Map # 24-2((1))2, 3, 4 is approx. 7.35 ac. and is located in the Dranesville Supervisor District.

 

Tax Map # 24-2((1))1, 10 is planned for office use up to .15 FAR with an option for office, hotel, recreational facilities and support service retail uses up to .40 FAR with conditions. Tax Map # 24-2((1)) 2, 3, 4 is planned for public park use and office use up to .15 FAR, with an option for consolidation with the Tax Map # 24-2 ((1)) 1, 10, with conditions.

 

The amendment will consider adding an option for the subject properties for residential use up to a density of 5 dwelling units per acre (du/ac).

 

Planning Commission public hearing: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM.
Board of Supervisors public hearing: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:00 P.M.

 

More information can be found at the project website: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/planning-zoning/dulles-suburban-center

 

For information concerning the Plan amendment process or the Comprehensive Plan, contact the Planner of the Day for the Planning Division at the Department of Planning and Zoning, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 703-324-1380 or visit the 7th floor, Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.   More frequent updates on planning activities can be received by liking the  Fairfax County Land Use Planning Facebook page.